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Name: Henning  Klöter
Institution: Ruhr-Universität Bochum
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State and/or Country: Taiwan   
Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Writing Systems
History of Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Chinese, Min Nan
Selected Publications: (2005) Written Taiwanese (studia formosiana 2). Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz.

(invited/refereed) 'Re-writing language in Taiwan,' to appear in: Fang-long Shih, Stuart Thompson and Paul-François Tremlett (eds.). Re-writing culture in Taiwan. London: Routledge. (November 2008)

(2007) ''ay sinco lenguas algo diferentes’: China’s local vernaculars in early missionary sources,' in: Otto Zwartjes, Emilio Ridruejo and Gregory James (eds.). Missionary linguistics III: Morphology and syntax. Selected papers from the Third and Fourth International Conferences on Missionary Linguistics, Hong Kong/Macau, 12–15 March 2005, Valladolid, 8-11 March 2006. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, pp. 191-210.

(2006a) 'Mandarin remains more equal: changes and continuities in Taiwan's language policy,' Dafydd Fell, Henning Klöter and Chang Bi-yu (eds.), What has changed? Taiwan Before and After the Change in Ruling Parties (studia formosiana 4). Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, pp. 207-223.

(2006b) (refereed) 'Transcribing Chinese in the 19th century: transferability and applicability,' in: Rint Sybesma and Redouane Djamouri (eds.). Chinese linguistics in Budapest (CLÉ 1). Paris: EHESS/CRLAO, pp. 81-95.

(2004) (refereed) 'Language policy in the KMT and DPP eras,' China Perspectives 56 (November-December 2004), pp. 56-63. (French translation (by Raphaël Jacquet) 'Vers une société multilingue?' Perspectives Chinoises 85 (Septembre-Octobre 2004), pp. 60-68.

(2003) 'Writing Taiwanese: the people behind the scripts,' Christina Neder & Ines Susanne Schilling, eds., Transformation! Innovation? Perspectives on Taiwan culture. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, pp. 45-63.
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Language of the Sangleys
Courses Taught: - Linguistic Fieldwork

- Selected English readings in Chinese linguistics

- Chinese historical linguistics and dialectology

- Introduction to Sino-Tibetan linguistics

- The languages of Taiwan

- Chinese speech communities in Greater China and Southeast Asia

- Language change or decay? - Chinese internet language

- Introduction to Chinese linguistics
Reviewer of: Language Planning and Policy in Asia, vol. 1 (LL Issue 20.2046)

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